New York, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2013
FashionMingle.net, a networking and PR platform for fashion entrepreneurs is hosting an online webinar “Retail Success: Alternative Retail” Thursday, August 29th at 2PM EST. The webinar will feature three women who have successfully built retail businesses by breaking new ground and paving their own path to success in the fashion industry.
Featured Panelists include Jane Clarke of Amelia’s RetroVogue & Relics, Stacey Steffe the co-founder of West Coast Mobile Retail Association, and Deborah Main, a luxury pillow designer.
As a pioneer in the mobile retail boutique industry, Stacey Steffe co-launched Le Fashion Truck, the first mobile boutique in Los Angeles. As popularity for this alternative retail phenomena grew, Stacey was much sought after for advice and consulting which lead her to co-found the West Coast Mobile Retail Association in 2011, which expanded to the American Mobile Retail Association in January 2013. Stacey has consulted over 100 entrepreneurs in 49 states.
Jane Clarke is the owner of a successful vintage clothing store that has been located in Austin, TX for over 25 years. Amelia’s RetroVogue & Relics specializes in clothing and items from the mid 1800′s to mid 1900′s and is an important resource for the music, fashion, and theater industry. Trained as a professional costume designer, Jane Clarke carved out a niche in retail that capitalized off her career and created a successful alternative retail model that includes a brick and mortar store, e-commerce and Etsy.
Award-winning designer Deborah Main of Deborah Main Designs has learned how to launch a designer collection and build a successful decorator pillow business.The Deborah Main Designs’ studio is flourishing with eight pillow collections, a constant stream of custom orders from interior designers, and a growing number of select retail stores and galleries from coast to coast. Deborah will share her insights into building a brand and working with small boutiques.
The “Retail Success” series is part two of the 2013 The Blueprint series produced by Jaxon Entertainment & Productions and is sponsored by Planet Fashion TV, Created Woman Magazine, and the Houston Fashion Bloggers Association. Previous intallments of The Blueprint series can be viewed on the FashionMingle.net website.
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